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Andrew Lu OAM

Dr Andrew Lu OAM

Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Adjunct and Honorary Staff (Law School)

Contact details
Adjunct and Honorary Staff (Law School)
The University of Western Australia (M253)
35 Stirling Highway
+61 402 258 000
OAM, LLB GDipLaw W.Aust., LLM New England, SJD ANU, CTA, ANZIIF(Fellow) CIP, FFin
As a lawyer to the insurance and health industries, Andrew Lu is a trusted adviser to underwriters, brokers, professionals, and Government. He has mediated complex and sensitive disputes, and represented hospitals and health practitioners in general, professional, public and product liability claims, complaints, disciplinary proceedings, and at coronial inquests. An experienced advocate, he has appeared as counsel with and without leader in trials and appeals before courts in Western Australia, New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory.

Dr Lu holds a doctorate in law from The Australian National University, is the author of over 70 book chapters and articles, and is a Health and Medical Law editor of Halsbury’s Laws of Australia. He teaches and writes on aspects of civil liability, health law policy, general insurance, and professional responsibility.
Key research
Civil liability
Ethics and professional responsibility
Cultural diversity in the legal profession
Conflict of laws
Future research
Elder law and elder financial abuse
Law Society of Western Australia, Member
Tax Institute, Chartered Tax Adviser
Australian & New Zealand Institute of Insurance & Finance, Fellow
Financial Services Institute of Australia, Fellow
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Associate
Honours and awards
40 Under 40 Award, 2017
Arts Community Pro Bono Award, Arts Law, 2016
'Preeminent' medical defence lawyer, Doyle's Guide, 2016
'Recommended' professional indemnity lawyer, Doyle's Guide, 2016
'Preeminent' medical defence lawyer, Doyle's Guide, 2015
Order of Australia medal, Queen's Birthday Honours, 2008
Previous positions
Partner, Jarman McKenna
Senior Associate, Minter Ellison
Member, Human Research Ethics Committee, Calvary Health Care ACT
Vice President, ACT Council of Cultural and Community Organisations
Sessional lecturer, The Australian National University
Solicitor, Freehills
Current external positions
Manager Professional Development, Law Society of Western Australia
Non-executive director, Arts Law Centre of Australia
Non-executive director, National Gallery of Australia Foundation
Member, WA Selection Committee, Australian-American Fulbright Commission
180123 Litigation, adjudication and dispute resolution
Research profile
Research profile and publications

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